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ABC
Jul 1, 2010 6:00am EDT
comes to town to build some kindness. good morning maryland, i'm jamie costello. >> and i'm megan pringle. how gorgeous was yesterday? >> it was beautiful. justin burke, keep it going there, bud. >> all right, 6:00 and july 1. usually we reserve some of the nicest days of the yore for april or may, not the end of june or early july. that's what we've got. we have a nice benefit here as we have pushed the heats into steam out of the region. fresh canadian air spills on in. the time of year we thank canadians. temperatures stayed below normal. in fact, we stayed at 75 degrees in easten and 78 in ocean city. ocean city matching the markup, and look back in oakland, garrett county, that's almost too chilly for the end of june. 64. we reverse those numbers to 46 for them this morning. we are down to 62 in baltimore. temperatures in baltimore have dropped 6 degrees in the last two hours. they are down to 50 in york, pa, holding at 63 in easten. what a beautiful start. the sun is already up and it will really be nice this afternoon with a mostly sunny sky and our 2-degree guaranteed hi
CBS
Jul 16, 2010 4:00pm EDT
>>> seismic shock. an earthquake rocks maryland, shaking many people out of the sound sleep. hi, everybody. i'm kai jackson. here's what people are talking about. wjz has more on this event. tim williams has more on the actual quake. but we begin with alex demetrick, who spoke with people who experienced it this morning. >> well, it was small, as earthquakes go. but it was still large enough to set a record in maryland and press some nerves on edge. >>> baltimore is a long way from earthquake country. but the city shook. >> the dog woke me up, wining -- whining and crying. and then the earthquake happened. shook the bed. i couldn't figure out what that was. i had never experienced that before. but then after it happened, she hopped right back up in bed and with the went back to sleep. >> reporter: a state seismograph picked up the quake. >> a small earthquake. but as far as maryland goes, it's something that's a little stronger than we've experienced in recent past. most of the earthquakes are running from a sort of magnitude 1 to 2 range. >> centered between rockville, and lees
ABC
Jul 28, 2010 5:00pm EDT
as a juvenile in the death of maryland juvenile employee. prosecutors want to try him as an adult. his family is found outside the building at the youth facility, at the county. lawmakers have criticized the state department's juvenile services for the handling of the case. >>> taken most of the heat out of the arizona's controversial law, at least for now. tomorrow, the law will go into force. our judge brock, some of the laws' controversial elements. out for now, the officers' requirements to check the immigration status and immigrant's requirements to carry their papers at all times. the judge says the elements should be put on hold and for the courts to resolve the issues. it's a major change in the region that ramped up for the law. police are ready to start jailing the violators, up to holding immigrants arrested without papers. protesters were out in force on what was seen as racial profiling. >> couldn't commit any more wrong. i think with my family here. >> it's a crime to be here illegally. everybody should enforce the crime in the interior of the united states including arizona. >>
NBC
Jul 16, 2010 6:00am EDT
>> the governor's race is heating up here in maryland. details on nec's. >> bp finally stops the gusher in the gulf. >> if you thought bp could not be under more scrutiny, some senators are raising questions about whether they had anything to do with the release of a convicted terrorist. >> we are in the middle of the summer season. this weekend will feel like it. we'll have details as we start right now. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today in hd. >> good morning. happy friday. i am mindy basara. >> and i am stan stovall. thank you for joining us this morning. >> john collins has a check of the forecast. >> i got to use a gizmo that we do not have much occasion to use. we had an earthquake. we can demonstrate it for you on our radar. the computer can display the information. there is a 3.5 -- our system called it a 3.6 -- it struck near rockville in montgomery county. thisppened around 5:04 morning. it was about 3 miles down just
CBS
Jul 15, 2010 5:00pm EDT
will have to pay for the cost of a promenade. >>> for the 13th straight year the maryland lottery is reporting record sales. it made $16.5 million more than the previous fiscal year and the second highest return in the history of maryland. >> some of the money goes out to people who play. >> a little bit. >>> still ahead, an nba star arrested in maryland. what police found when they fond him. >>> i'm ron matz at poor five -- pier five. he'll have the story coming up. >>> warm weather returns. the updated forecast with bob coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> the vatican issued new guidelines to priests in an effort to deal with the ongoing sex abuse scandal in the catholic church. >> reporter: the vatican rewrote their rules on priests who abuse children. >> it gives the signal that we're very, very serious in our commitment to promote safe environments and our add yacht re-- an adequate respoons to abuse. >> reporter: it extends the statute of limitations for reporting a crime until a victim's 38th birthday. victims sea the rules are -- victims say the rules are just window dressing. as a
CBS
Jul 16, 2010 6:00pm EDT
over maryland when a 3.6 earthquake rumbled over the state. >> i thought it was a truck that went by. >> i thought it was a freight train. >> that's surprising it was actually an earthquake. that's ridiculous. >> reporter: it's certainly unusual. seismographs caught itself size and duration. >> and the wiggles went on for some, one, two, about three minutes before it quieted down completely. >> very small earthquake. but as far as maryland goes it's something we've experienced in the recent past. most of the earthquakes are running the sort of magnitude 1 to 2 range. >> reporter: they placed the jail three miles deep. it showed up on the maryland science center field earthquake count. and in reports from pet owners. some of them got an early warning. >> a dog woke me up, whining and crying and pacing around the bedroom. then the earthquake happened. it shook the bed. and i couldn't figure out what that was. i never experienced an earthquake before. >> the cause may affect the last ice age which the quake vanished. >> it was some 20,000 years ago. >> the crust is still kind of readjus
CBS
Jul 15, 2010 6:00pm EDT
the situation in uganda. a bomb injured a teen from maryland. she was on a mission trip with her church. . >> reporter: vick, emily kerstetter's is stable, she called home, shared laughs with family and friends. but the family spokesman says even though she is good spirits she has a very long road to recovery. emily kerstetter's' recovery is far from over with more surgeries scheduled and new health dangers for the 16-year- old who was injured in a terrorist bombing in uganda. a spokesman woman shared the latest on her condition. >> she had a blood clot in her vein, in her leg. they scheduled her for another test to see what her oh vains were doing. >> she spoke to em expem said she the in good spirits. >> she doesn't remember anything from the explosion which i think is good. >> the leader remembers the aftermath, writing i touched my own face and head because i could taste blood and felt warm liquid which i assumed was blood. i had no idea what happened. as people were screaming and moaning i know the thought flashed through my head, bombs. it was a flash of a finger and a blink of a
CBS
Jul 16, 2010 5:00pm EDT
the maryland science center's global earthquake count. and in reports from pet owners. some of them got up early in the morning. >> a dog woke me up, whining and crying. then the earthquake happened. it shook the bed. i couldn't figure out what that was. i had never experienced that before. >> the cause may be the last. when the wake from the mile high eye icesheet vanished. >> even though it's some 20,000 years ago, the crust is still readjusting. so it's tweaking a little once in a while. >> reporter: those highest up would have felt it worst. but it was too early for work. checks were made for damage around the state. >> we've identified no serious structural damage. but we are doing a number of things. of course, we've checked in with calvert cliffs. and calvert cliffs appears to be fine. we are sending inspectors out to bridges, especially the most heavily traveled bridges. >> reporter: as for aftershocks, they'll be so small, maybe only dogs will feel them. >> reporter: in fact, only one aftershock may have just happened. maybe just a few minutes after the main quake. it went
ABC
Jul 29, 2010 9:00am EDT
morning maryland at 9:00. >>> how are you, linda? >> i'm very good. >> great to have you hear. megan went home sick. she is under the weather. >> i hope she feels better. >> we are always watching, paying halfhearted attention to good morning america. william shatner comes on my tv. why is he interviewing him for? >> he has a new show on a and e and he interviewed the dc sniper who is in jail now for what he did and he says that there were more shooters. >> shatner says on good morning america, malvo is going to tell all from his cell and what he put us through in 2002. the throw away line, he said that we are working on right now, i know it jolted you. he said there were more than shooters. >> and it makes you wonder why, if that's true? it's taking this long to come out and talk about it, and mohammad has been executed, so there's no way asking the other guy. >> i haven't heard it, have you? >> no, never. >> we are having phone calls into william shatner. erica wasn't available. shelly long. >> right. >> wow, so it's going to be on a and e sometime next week. >> yeah. >>>
ABC
Jul 30, 2010 9:00am EDT
for diamond jim, carnival games, how tough is it to win and sergei is going to pray a visit. we have maryland from the spca with her dog who we're all going to fall in love with. megan is the consultant to chelsey clinton. megan held a lavish wedding of her own last year so she knows all about this. chelsey clinton is getting married tomorrow and it's going to be lavish and expensive. according to one estimate, a quarter million dollars just for the flowers alone. abc2 news sharyn alfonsi has more from the wedding grounds and a private estate in rhine beck, new york. >> reporter: from the rehearsal dinner tonight where the couplest reportedly asked guests to wear country she can or cocktail apparel, to the reception saturday night which is expected to include a massive fireworks display over the hudson. that won't be the only thing shimmering saturday night. chelsey is reportedly wearing a quarter million doll worth of jewelry, another reason the clintons have hired extra security. $200,000 worth. small potatoes compared to their bud budget. a half million dollars on flowers alone. >> congrat
CBS
Jul 9, 2010 11:00pm EDT
states. now he's coming back to his maryland home. tonight, those who know him are speaking out. >>> hello everyone i'm vic carter. here's what people are up to tonight. it's believed to be the biggest spy swap with russia since the cold war. and a maryland man is in the center of it. the first time he's been back on american soil in more than a decade. new at 11:00, kelly mcpherson has the latest on a story that has captured international attention. >> reporter: some of the people who live in this cock y sville neighborhood knew that a former colonel from the isb and as the story broke, they were hoping to hear his name as one of those released. after serving seven years of an 18 year sentence in russia, alexander saparosky is coming back to this neighborhood. >> i consider him to be more of an american hero than a spy sort to speak. >> reporter: many marylanders know the story how the -- how he turned in hanson. >> i consider him to be more of a hero. >> reporter: the cia and russian intelligence broker the tarmac during a time when the two countries are mending relations. >>
CBS
Jul 3, 2010 6:00am EDT
travel, 4th of july weekend is in full swing as thousands of marylanders and the police are hitting the roads. >>> and it's looking like the heat will return just in time for the holiday. meteorologist tim williams has the details coming up in your first warning weather forecast. eyewitness news saturday morning starts now. >>> good morning, welcome to eyewitness news this afternoon. an andrea fujii in for gigi barnett. >>> temperatures in the 60s. good morning to you. >> good morning to you. >>> a little chilly, enjoy the chill. >> it's going away after the next day or so. today we'll be warming up a little more than yesterday. the nice thing is we're dealing with a dry heat, which is not something we typically get to say in this region. the humidity will build by the end of the weekend into next week we'll deal with humidity and heat as well. your forecasted to temperatures in the 60s area wide. we'll be touching the 70s quickly. we're going up to a high of close to 90 degrees, look for sunshine. a little more humidity than yesterday. dew points will be low. we'll talk about how h
NBC
Jul 9, 2010 5:00pm EDT
iii of annapolis, a registered violent sex offender in maryland. and his involvement with four young teenagers girls. he had developed a relationship with one of the girls on myspace. on july 7, mace and arrange to pick up the girl and three of her friends in dundalk. police say he then drove the girl's back to this home in the 1500 block of st. margaret's road in annapolis were you dropped off three of the girls and took the fourth, a 13-year- old, arrau -- out to get some food. police say he had sex with the girl in his car and then at the home when they got back. one of girls got scared and texted her parents. >> she subsequently began text messaging a family member. that family member immediately contacted baltimore county police. >> friday, 11 news went to the home which is not mason's residents to find out more. police say to acquaintances of his were there at the time but were not arrested. >> my name is lowell melser work with wbal-tv in baltimore. i just want to know if you could comment -- >> no answers there. we receive the same treatment at another residence. >> we unders
ABC
Jul 20, 2010 9:00am EDT
closed in both directions. i spoke with the maryland state police. they said this was an accident involving three vehicles and trash truck. there was a medevac rescue on the scene there as well another accident on the harrisburg expressway, northbound 83 at timonium road. blocking the left lane and shoulder. traffic jams northbound from about 695. so it's been a very busy morning so far for rush hour. >>> the president of chick-fil-a is with us. he's going to tell us that baltimore is one of the best markets for his restaurants. in the land. we're going to talk about the chick. >> i believe, i have moved all over the country. no one talks more about it than here in baltimore. >> wait until you see our news desk. it's been taken over. >> looks good. >>> we're also going to talk about buying local. it's buy local challenge week. margot amelia is going to join us. >> and why stores are offering deals in july, for christmas. will this send you shopping this weekend? we'll find all this and more coming up on "good morning maryland." >>> first, let's get to today's hot topics. it's a
NBC
Jul 1, 2010 11:00pm EDT
county in the state. >> ladies and gentlemen, the next lieutenant governor of maryland, mary cain. >> they took to the campaign trail on thursday surrounded by supporters. >> we will start over in january, putting maryland first again. >> bob ehrlich introduced mary came on her home turf, montgomery county. people believe that it is it wise choice. >> it reaches out to montgomery county. it reaches out to women. it even reaches out the catholics. >> decisions that she took after serving as secretary of state in bob ehrlich's administration gives her experience as a prosecutor in montgomery county. when the republican governor was defeated by martin o'malley, he lost by 79,000 votes in montgomery county. >> we have the most voters, the most independent voters, we will be essential in this election. >> move maryland forward. >> he is from montgomery county and he made it one of his first campaign stops after announcing his reelection bid. >> take merriman back? back to what? >> he does not believe that anyone county will influence the 2010 gubernatorial return. it is not just a ques
NBC
Jul 27, 2010 12:00pm EDT
worse than one year ago. as for the important issues on the minds of the people in maryland, topping the list was no surprise, the economy. 52% said the economy is the most imports will issue. 9% said the budget deficit. 7% traffic congestion. 5% taxes. george lettuce, wbal tv 11 news. >> you can see the complete results of our website, wbaltv.com click on politics. one day after severe storms wreaked havoc on the state, governor o'malley pledged to help those affected -- unaffected. the state will offer any assistance that it can. >> any help is needed from the state in terms of additional cruise, we will do everything in our power to provide. this is hard work given the amount of lines that are down. unfortunately i -- fortunately i think that there is progress being made. >> be jeannie officials say they have listed crews from other state to restore power customers. so far they have restored power over 100,000 customers but the downed trees on power lines have slowed the progress. >> today, july 27, things are feeling pretty good in contrast to those extremely hot temperatures tha
FOX
Jul 22, 2010 11:00pm EDT
needs to grow. >> the ad promotes a tax credit that helps bio tech companies in maryland but ehrlich claims he made up the credit five years ago. o'malley camp said he just sponsored that (inaudible). >> >> we're proud of the fact that we were able to reauthorize that bio tech tax credit. it was a great idea that came from the legislature in 2005. and, i believe, we're the only state in the country to have increased that bio tech tax credit in the last year. >>the governor said 40,000 new jobs were created in the state of maryland in only the past four months. stay with us for the latest on the race for governor, go to foxbaltimore.com and click on the vote 2010 icon in the news features section. >> arundel county council approves the zoning change allowing homeowners to build windmills. they can be as high as 125 feet. building them on property smaller than 3 acres, however, would require a public hearing and county approval. >> west nile virus. is found in the state of maryland, for the first time this summer. the virus is found in a mosquito pool in lithacom last week. that area h
ABC
Jul 23, 2010 6:00pm EDT
2 news. >>> and the state department of health and mental hygiene confirmed three more marylanders have died from heat- related illnesses, bringing the total deaths from heat up to 15. >> be smart. these are common sense approaches, they are really what applies here. and in addition, be on the lookout for your friends and neighbors who may be at a higher risk. >> we also want to emphasize all of the heat deaths so far, all of the victims had underlying medical conditions which put them at a greater risk. >>> a code red heat alert in effect for baltimore city for another hour and then tomorrow from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. those are the hours that the cooling centers will be open. remember for tips to keep cool, log on to our home page at abc2news.com, click on the weather tab, then our exclusive hot weather guide. >>> kelly, there have been places around baltimore today that have hit 100-degree. tomorrow i think most of the state gets there. i mean very few of us will be spared from triple-digits tomorrow and everyone feeling like 100 when you throw in the humidity. let's take a loo
FOX
Jul 11, 2010 10:00pm EDT
shows hat. dry conditions mainly for tte morning afternoon. look o the% west in western maryland by 2:00. we have showers and thunderstormm organizing. that will continne to move in throughhmonday afternoon and then as we gee in o tuesday, another roond possibly of showers. looks likk for the next couple of days -- looks like everybodiville a moment to 90 on the eastern shore. er. chances for showers nd thunderstorms. winds out of portion of the statt looking at much of the same. 9 degrees. we'll see a 30 percent chance for seeing showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. probably after 3:00 or 4:00. keep the uubrellas nearby. -pyou'll probably start your da off with sunglasses. 84 degrees. looking at chance for showers and thunderstorms % greater around 50 to 60 percent chance. looks like a little more possibillty in oakland ccunty. tonight looking at mainly-clear skies.. temperatures at 77 degrees. a calm wind. tomorrow we'll see sunshine in the mornnng. partly-cloudy skies in thee afternoon. a poteetial for a 30 percent chance of pop-up -pshowers and thunderssorms
CBS
Jul 22, 2010 5:00pm EDT
half. those happen to vehicles running with lights lights and sirens. in maryland that same year, 2544 were involved in accidents. people died in those. >> in the line of duty, sometimes we may not be able to control these things. councilwoman belinda carmichael concerned. >> it's a tough job. and we know that they rush to get to the scene and go to places where most of us would not want to go. i believe that they are careful. but there is a concern about the number of accidents and what it is costing the city. >> reporter: but police say their officers receive special training to drive cautiously. and point to the numbers as proof of their safety. >> we respond to 1.2 million calls a year. and we have a very, very low number of accidents. >> reporter: police say this in latest accident, the officer involved, and the driver of the other car are both in good condition. we're live at police headquarters, derek valcourt, wjz eyewitness news. >> there have been no fatalities in police-involved crashes in the city this year. >>> a mentally-ill man, beat to death at a catonsville bar. tonigh
CBS
Jul 13, 2010 6:00am EDT
12 times outside a mt. vernon night club. >>> a maryland teenager finds herself at the center of a terrorist attack while watching the world cup in uganda. kelly mcpherson has more on the survivor. >> reporter: a maryland teen on a church mission trip with her grandmother sat in the croid watching the -- crowd, watching the world cup when the bomb exploded. >> they were having lunch whennette blast lappenned -- happened. >> reporter: emily kersetter is getting treatment for the attack. >> felt like i was asleep and was dreaming. then i realized my leg was bleeding. >> reporter: kersetter is a junior at mt. de sales academy. recently she wrote about her upcoming trip. >> she was most excited about helping others. >> reporter: a group with lirchs to -- links to al qaeda have claimed responsible. it killed a man who attend the university of delaware. they are continue -- determined to continue their work in uganda. >> i have to go back and see all of my friends. >> god is bigger than evil. >> i am thankful to be alive because if i was sitting two seats to the left, i would have l
CBS
Jul 5, 2010 4:00pm EDT
>>> hot as an oven. maryland is baking in a heat wave. how bad will it get and how long will it last. >> i'm kai jackson and mary is off. it's a summer scorcher, it's not just uncomfortable, the temperatures are dangerous. and in centennial park, people made sure they had drinks in hand. outside, it's a hot day with clouds in addition to the heat, the air is dangerous because of smog. we're live with the first warning weather coverage and bernadette woods bern and bob turk are updating the souring numbers. >> by the way, five months ago today was the first of the big blizzards, by the way. we'll look at the temperatures. the last report at 99 degrees at dwi -- bwi and the dew point is 62 and 81 at ocean city and 87 and the heat index is still around 101 degrees. 92 at ocean city and 95 at oakland. it's about miserable everywhere accept on the water. and bernadette woods is joining us from, i guess a rather warm out back with a look at the heat. >>> well, it definitely is hot outside. as anyone knows. i want to show you tomorrow, temperatures a degree or two highier and
NBC
Jul 2, 2010 11:00pm EDT
, students at the university of maryland are scared and looking for the start of a strong recovery with lots of hiring. >> the touchy political issue of extending unemployment benefits will remain unsettled until the senate returns from a break in 10 days. in the meantime, maryland's new unemployment numbers have not been released, but we are well below the national average. >> police have removed 76 illegal guns from the streets. police are looking for a gunman who shot an active duty officer. they arrived at a bar this morning where it 26-year-old chase love was gunned down. >> this is a war veteran, someone returning from afghanistan and the second tour of duty serving this country. he was gunned down for no good reason at all. >> detectives say i love it was shot in the chest after a fight broke out. an unidentified victim was shot in essex this morning. he has been rushed to bayview medical center. he died. police do not have a suspect or a motive. >> a trial of a woman who shot and killed her husband is about to wrap up. barry sims has been covering this trial since it began. he has th
ABC
Jul 23, 2010 5:00pm EDT
value on the lower eastern shore. heat advisory for the entire state except for far western maryland. a heat advisory here that may be upgraded to a heat warning tomorrow. maryland's most powerful radar all clear. the big theme is this -- the heat. searing heat. very hot through the evening and looking at temperatures up into the triple-digits tomorrow. heat index very, very high tomorrow. we'll talk about the dangerous heat over the weekend and when we get a relief from it all coming up. kelly. >> thanks, wyatt. >>> and three more marylanders have died as a result of the heat bringing the total this year up to 16. the victims all had underlying conditions, heart disease, high blood pressure or both and putting them at risk. one of the deaths was of a baltimore resident. >> it's critically important for people to keep themselves hydrated, drink plenty of water, and not nonalcoholic drinks. important to stay out of the heat if at all possible. >> now when it gets hot it's very important to make sure we check on our neighbors. especially the elderly who may not have air-conditioning. >
FOX
Jul 20, 2010 6:00am EDT
degrees. frederick, maryland, 72 degrees off to the east. oweship city, maryland is at 78 degrees at this hour. we do have some mist out there. -- ocean city, maryland is at 78 degrees at this hour. we'll see some clouds build in later on today and those clouds could bring with them a chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms in the latter part of the day. our typical high would be 89 degrees. we will again top that, 93 is what we're looking for downtown. more sunshine in the early part of date than in the latter part of state and a chance of some thunderstorm activity here and there during the course of the afternoon. that is a look at what is happening with the weather. more coming up in just a little bit. >> thank you. >>> let's check in with lauren once again with our traffic. >> we've got a new accident reported as you travel southbound on 95 in virginia. let's head out there. 95 south at lorton, it is right on the exit ramp. you are actually able to get by on the ramp. you can see here we do have police on both sides. you are able to get by in the center of the ramp. not
NBC
Jul 2, 2010 11:00am EDT
from getting pregnant. >> i think they should swap them for a couple of maryland terrapins. >>> everybody is in a weekend holiday mood. we have the weather to go with it. we have been basking in the flower of this low humidity with a bright blue sky and sparkling sunshine. today, no different. there is the theme overlooking northwest washington in the foreground from our sky watcher camera, about 300 feet up. we can see downtown that's going to be the scene of the big parades and fireworks display. it's under 75 at national airport where the precipitation so far this year is running almost six inches below average. don't the area lawns show it. everything is looking parched. in prince george's county, mid-70s. it has mihit the mid to upper 7. right near the chesapeake bay, the beautiful waters of the bay, a bit of a chop on the bay. annapolis, 72. the bay water temperatures are near 80. it it quite warm. great for activity on the bay this week conditioned as well as the atlantic beaches from lewis, delaware, down to ocean city. terrific weather for the beaches. look at the
CBS
Jul 2, 2010 6:00am EDT
maryland. yeardley love -- the information should be released in the case. the 22-year-old lacrosse player was found dead in her apartment in may. fellow student and former student george huguely is charged with her murder. >>> today's the third day for the murder hotline and calls are pouring in. 21 women called saying they were raped and sexually assaulted and more than half of the people want their cases reopened. >>> nine of the 11 accused russian spies appear before judges and one has confessed. one of the men admits he worked for russia's intelligence service. >>> a judge denied bail for two so far. investigators don't think any of them stole state secrets. >>> the oil spill reached a new record. a live look underwater at the source of the largest oil spill in the gulf of mexico's history. more than 140.6-gallons of oil spilled into the gulf, breaking the previous record of 140 millions of gallons. that was from 1979 to 1980. the exact number is important. bp will be fined for each and every gallon. >>> and the u.s. labor department report is not good new. here's the preview. >> repo
CBS
Jul 23, 2010 6:00pm EDT
will continue to climb. >>> another round of scorching high temperatures has maryland baking. >> very hot. very -- it can make you tired. you don't want to go outside. >> i just feel like, i could just collapse, it's so hot out here. >> reporter: uncomfortable and deadly for three more marylanders who recently died from heat-related illnesses. a total of 16 so far this year. most of the victims had underlying medical conditions. but health authorities say no one is immune. >> pay attention to it. the types of conditions to look out for are extreme sweating, nausea. headache. cramping. these are the things that if you're feeling those, respond to them right away. >> not only is it potentially dangerous. the heat is also expensive to deal with. bge says even if you never touch your thermostat in the next few days, your next bill will likely be higher. >> if it's 95 degrees outside, your air conditioning unit is going to work harder to maintain that 78 or 80-degree temperature than it would if it were only 85 degrees outside. >>> with so much usage, power outages are widespread. air conditioning i
CBS
Jul 20, 2010 12:00pm EDT
to the north starting to make their way into maryland. in annapolis, we have a thunderstorm making its way towards easton. we have a few thunderstorms out there. now, off to the north, we're seeing stronger thunderstorms making their way over to maryland from the maryland side. you can see the eastern parts of carroll county and a few thunderstorms are building up at this point. this one here -- see the purple now. there's the potential for hail and in addition to wind gusts upwards of 40 to 50 and a lot of rain coming out of the thunderstorm now. let's show you, yesterday, we had the thunderstorms and those died down and earlier, this band was to the west. and now, it's moving in our direction for the metro areas. we have the winds out of the west and south west and on top of the lines of storms and with the winds, it's keeping the dew points and the moisture levels high and it's starting to bump up the temperatures. we're up to 89 degrees in baltimore and when you factor in the heat index, it's 89 degrees. and 97 in ocean city. and the humidity is in play again today. with this humidity,
CBS
Jul 5, 2010 12:00pm EDT
after the heat wave is over. >> reporter: maryland is baking. the baltimore area is under a code red alert. the air is unhealthy. people are out exercising this morning. they should exercise caution later on in the day. >> that's a recipe for danger, for the people being out in the hot weather and not using the common sense. >> reporter: the sun is strong and it's critical to drink water. >> the people at risk are those at risk physiologically, young children and the old. they have less ability to tolerate the extremes of temperatures and dehydrations. >> if you have to be outside, keep yourself hydrated and have a hat and be mindful and listen to your body as you're outside. for the most part, try to stay indoors and in cool conditions. stay in the air-conditioning. >> reporter: maryland had six heat related deaths this year. that's the same number we had all of last year. >> >> this is not something to be messed around with. even if you're young and healthy. >> reporter: and even if you're in the city or at the beach. >> reporter: here, we've seen a lot more people still out exerci
ABC
Jul 28, 2010 6:00pm EDT
, there is another way, maryland's safe haven law, allows families to bring the baby to the hoopt. meantime, the baby girl is. as for the mother, he no charge will be heard in the case. >>> police in humble cointy, trying to find the victim and. chase by losses prevention officers, fled into the parking lot in a road where he stopped a light four chore door clordz sedan. the female victim triads to drive off. the police say the car moved about 50 yards before the suspect jumped out. the police were able to arrest him, but are looking for the victim to help in the investigation. anyone with information is asked to call animal county police. >>> former governor was back in the campaign trail after recovering from minor back and neck surgery. the spokesperson says, recent shows any look. . >>> hot day out there today. we started cloudy and not all that warm. as we go through past 6:00, we're stalking about 94. and 88 for you and cambridge. the radar picture, maryland's most popular, showing a few storms popping up in the central virginia in the high terrain there. nothing in the stated right now. throug
CBS
Jul 10, 2010 6:00am EDT
in the case of university of maryland. more than two dozen students were arrested. we'll have the details, next on wjz-13, eyewitness news. >>> a dead hump backed whale washes ashore in ocean city. i'm mary bubala and we'll have more on what will be done with it. >>> we'll have much needed rain on the way. we'll have the forecast coming up next. >>> as bob just mentioned, much needed rain is on the way and storms are in the area. tim williams has the details in the first warning weather forecast. eyewitness news saturday morning starts now. >>> good morning, i'm gigi barnett. >> >> and i'm not bob turk. >> no, you're tim williams. >>> well, we're really dry and we're going into the day and we're almost 2 1/2 inches below for the year and totals. if you look out over the horizon, some parts of the area are bright. looking here, we have steady showers moving across the city and up towards the north east. elkton is seeing rain and we're seeing a good bit of showers and thunder up towards perry hall and baltimore's seen steady showers and for the most part, we'll see the clearing throughout t
FOX
Jul 30, 2010 5:30pm EDT
, the first governor of the privance of maryland under king george iii. a great day today. wiil the mild weather stick around for the weekend? >> a sum or of power out -- summer of about outages, what bge is doing about it. >> i'm going to talk with you. >> and stopping a robbery with religion. what a store clerk said naconvinced the thief to just walk >> bge says power is back on for more than 700 cantons are. >> neighbors say they're her that before. more on the problems. >> jeff, it's been 3 long weeks for are who say their power has been going on an off. the electricity has been off on several streets. homes were dark for more than 11 hours. bge a itts they are unacceptable outages. the company believes it's foun the source of the problems, an underground cable. >> we don't believe we'll have subsequent outages, that said, i don't want to sit here and declare victory and say we'll never have an outage aaain. >> they plan to hold a community meeting to keep residents up-to-date. effected customers can try to recoupe money for outage related expenses such as spoiled food. the numbers
CBS
Jul 23, 2010 11:00pm EDT
. >> but it's pumping, a heavy flow of patients into maryland emergency rooms. >> we've clearly seen a significant increase. >> where doctors treat many levels of sickness. >> we realize we should start with heat exposure and then into heat exhaustion then heat stroke. >> reporter: there's been 800 visits to the emergency room for heat exhaustion. the secretary of health says most of those victims were seniors who had an underlying illness. but one under the age of 65 found inside a car with no air- conditioning. >> the temperature inside that automobile well in excess of 100 degrees, it is literally an oven. >> reporter: an oven that taria evans avoids. >> if it's too hot we keep them in doors, this is dangerous heat. you can't breathe. >> shoveling, sweep, stone and gravel, and the heat was unbearable. i mean just doing that manual labor and, i was sweating bullets. >> reporter: pg & e is sending crews out to six outages using pool power to beat the heat. >> they're in a position to responds to power outages even faster than they other wise be. >> reporter: because baking in the ho
ABC
Jul 30, 2010 5:30pm EDT
force into the antianimal abuse, and would be the first in its kinds in the country. >>> a maryland man wanted in connection with a connection has been arrested in canada and returned to the u.s.. benjamin moore was taken into custody. he was wanted by the sheriff's department in connection with the death of devan baker. she was missing for more than a week when her body was found in a country club. he's charged with second degree murder. >>> now for a look at tonight's top stories,stephen pitcairn's murder may serve as an example of judicial failure, but lost in the steady drum beat of the blame game, pointing fingers and political maneuvering is the young man's life. at just 23 pitcairn did more for humanity than it ultimately did for him; a true mark of a strong young soul. >>> the title wave in ocean city is still closed tonight. three children were hurt last week. there's still no word on when the word will reopen. >>> the government's point man for the oil spill says there's been a delay in the oil procedure to help stop the oil leak for good. it's known as a static kill. >>>wildl
CBS
Jul 9, 2010 4:00pm EDT
-related deaths in maryland. one victim died this week in baltimore city. the other died in june. both were elderly and had underlying medical conditions. they were found in homes without air conditioning. that brings the total of heat- related deaths this year to 10. >>> meanwhile, the summer's hot temperatures are bringing big trouble across the state. about two-thirds of maryland are in an agricultural drought declaration. they are described as moderate drought to abnormally dry. let's look live outside right now. and looking at the big flags on federal hill. and you can see the drivers outside today. and i don't know about rain. let's go to the weather center now. bob turk is tracking live doppler radar. bob? >> we have showers around. not anything in the baltimore region. east of us, and west of us, right now, we're kind of caught in between. but looks like things will be improving tonight and tomorrow. a few showers over the eastern shore. a little down around the salisbury. not a whole lot. but the bulk of the activity going on out west. region. that's where the bulk of our rain woul
CBS
Jul 23, 2010 4:00pm EDT
and hot with an oven-like breeze. wjz has complete coverage. weijia jiang has more with more maryland heat-related deaths. but first, bob turk. >> we've had so many days like this in summer. it's beginning to sound like a broken record. 97, bwi marshall. that so far is the highest i've seen today. 86 in oakland. dew point, 69. remember, yesterday at this hour, it was only 61. and that combination gives you a heat index of 103 here in hagerstown. 100 in ocean city. high, high temperatures and heat index. we have advisories almost everywhere. excessive heat watch and excessive heat warnings. into the evening hours. for a large, large area of maryland and southern p.a. and southern virginia as well. >>> our first warning weather coverage continues, with weijia jiang, she's live in windsor mill with more on the tollthe weather is taking on maryland. >>> it is nothing short of miserable out here. and officials warn because it only going to get worse, it is only going to get more risky to spend more time outside. >> marylanders struggle to keep cool. >> i felt like i could just collapse out here
CBS
Jul 6, 2010 4:00pm EDT
are dealing with record-breaking heat. and it is blanketing maryland. emergency personnel and power companies are ready to respond to any problems on charles street in towson, you can see the heat shimmering in the air, above these construction workers. and outside right now, it is downright stifling, to use a term from denise koch. it is like the breath of the devil. [ laughter ] i love that line. what more can you say to that? wjz is live with first warning weather. mike hellgren with more on how everyone is trying to stay cool. but first, bob turk with new record -- a new record high set just today. bob? >> justice came -- just came in about two seconds ago. our computer hadn't even had a chance to update it. just one second ago, bwi marshall, just got to 105. 105 degrees at the airport. many places at least 100. ocean city, only 88. oakland, a cool 84. and the heat index. however, the dew point, we did drop today. the heat index, this is as of a few minutes ago, was 104. essentially. there's really no heat index with the humidity as low as it is. but easton is up to 106. ocean city feels
NBC
Jul 2, 2010 5:00pm EDT
started trending in the right direction. >> students at the university of maryland are scared. >> everyone is always looking for jobs. >> and the start of a strong recovery. the issue of extending unemployment benefits will not be settled until 10 more days until the senate gets back from a break. >> find out if your job is one of the safest car might get it now on wbaltv.com. while you are there, see how others are coping with losing their jobs. >> in light of the mishaps on local marc trains, congressman dutch ruppersberger introduced a commuter's bill of rights to protect those -- protect the safety of those riding the trains. >> the best way to describe this, think of it as the air travelers bill of rights. this bill calls for all public transit operators to come up with a comprehensive plan to make sure that what happened a couple of weeks ago never happens again. it has been nicknamed day -- the hell train. passengers were left stranded on the train for two hours without air-conditioning or water. this woman was one of those passengers. >> there were senior citizens, based. -- babies
CBS
Jul 1, 2010 5:00pm EDT
and gentlemen, the next lieutenant governor of the state of maryland, mary kane. >> reporter: she's also a montgomery native, a critical battleground for governor o'malley. >> it's always sort of a wash. i think this year will take the governorship. seems like around the country, it's the year of women. >> reporter: kane's parents who immigrated from ireland stood by with tears in their eyes. >> my parents took a big risks coming here to find new opportunities. i have learned firsthand what is possible inmark. so, governors, thank you very much for including me in this journey. now, let's get to work. >> all right. you guys, let's hear it! >> reporter: tomorrow ehrlich and kane will file the paperwork for their candidacy. >> while it was old style cam passenger today, ehrlich made the announcement on his facebook page. >>> relief in south texas after alex dumped lots of rain. residents -- on south padre island are trying to salvage the weekend. >> reporter: the first atlantic hurricane of the season brushed south texas as it made landfall as a category two. in monterey it washed away car
ABC
Jul 8, 2010 6:30am EDT
have died from the heat in maryland. that brings the total up to eight. in may, a man from anne arundel county died from hypothermia after working outdoors and just this week, an adult in baltimore was found dead inside his home with no ac, temperatures over 90 degrees. >>> 6:46. pools around the city will remain open again late today as the city deals with another day of scorching hot temperatures. yesterday we had a mechanical problem at the patterson park pool. that led to difficulties with the chlorine levels. the pool had to be shut down for about three hours right in the middle of the afternoon when the temperature was above 100 degrees. >> you can only run the sprinklers so many times. >> swimmers were finally let back into the pool around 6:00 last night. as for the pools in the studio today, they'll be open until 7:00. reopened until 9:00 at some point. >>> state officials will investigate a nursing home in baltimore city where the air conditioning broke. elderly residents had to deal with stifling temperatures for several days. 150 residents from the raven wood nursing and reh
CBS
Jul 17, 2010 6:00am EDT
earthquake happening in maryland. >>> a pedestrian struck. a deaf woman is hit by a lightrail train. >>> back to work. the o's hitting the diamond looking to win another game after the all star break. >>> how high will the temperatures climb? meteorologist tim williams has the answer. eyewitness news saturday morning starts now. >>> good morning and welcome to eyewitness news this saturday i'm gigi barnett. >> and i'm tim williams. the 17th of the month already. >> yes, half way through the month and already more than half way through the year. >> wow, that's a prospective for you, it really is. >> yeah. >> we are definitely feeling the halfway point. we average about 88 degrees today. going into the 90s. much like yesterday, the humidity will be a factor. you look outside and feel the mugginess. it's going to be another pretty sticky day. we have showers lingering primarily to the south. the forecast looking like this on this day. starting off with temperatures in the 70s, near the 80-degree range. the overnight lows back around 70 it will be a hot and humid day with a slight chance of showe
NBC
Jul 1, 2010 5:00pm EDT
. >> she is well known in business circles and within the republican party here in maryland. political analysts call her a safe but solid choice. following enthusiastic chance, -- chants -- >> of the problems can only be fixed with new ideas and leadership. not name-calling or cynicism or fear. at that is not what moves us forward. >> she serves as the director of special projects at the u.s. chamber of commerce. she worked as a prosecutor in montgomery county and has been the maryland secretary of state. he describes his choice of running mate as the first person he trusts that shares his vision. >> she has been a member of my cabinet, a prosecutor, business advocate, she said -- she has great leadership skills. she is somebody i trust. >> some question whether her husband carries too much baggage. he had headed maryland's gop. he is being sued in court, failed to pay for wages. hebe says there are administrative errors. >> she has never held elected office, she lost a primary race in 2000. she lost a bid for a seat in the house of delegates in annapolis. >> it is a nod the montgomery
CBS
Jul 9, 2010 6:00pm EDT
. vic? >> that it will, bob. >>> tonight, most of maryland is in the early stages of the drought. first warning weather coverage continues now with mike schuh, and more on how the dry conditions are affecting farmers around the state. >> reporter: farmer the across maryland are concerned that their crops are going to turn as brown as this hillside. they need rain. and they need it now. >> reporter: this is the sound of survival. lucky to have irrigation to tide him through this drought. he's throwing water on his crops to get enough moisture to keep them alive. >> i can't salvage everything. but we'll do what we can. >> reporter: moving all of this water is expensive. by the time he fuels the farm's tank, if the clouds don't drop rain, he'll see them again next week. >> when you start to make your own rain and not what the good lord gives us every day, you see him a lot. >> reporter: the expense bill is worth it, if he doesn't lose the crops on his 700 acres. >> watermelons are called water- melons for a reason. they need a lot of water. i'm nursing what i have. >> reporter: for 500 gal
CBS
Jul 14, 2010 4:00pm EDT
of this storm system spiraling out of this system. up in northeast maryland now. we'll take you closer, rising sun down toward conowingo. and then move over toward white hawk. and over near monkton, down near butler. head over to the panhandle of west virginia, over near martinsburg and hagerstown. and you see really what is the last bit of rain that is moving on through the region. we'll talk about how much we got. and we'll give you totals around the region in just the last 24 hours. in your complete updated first warning forecast coming up here shortly. >>> stay with wjz for first warning weather coverage. for instant updates and a live look at radar, log onto wjz.com. >>> an ellicott city girl, severely injured in a terrorist bombing in uganda is on the road to recovery. she just underwent major surgery on her leg in south africa. wjz has the story. mike hellgren has more in catonsville, where emily kerstetter and family just wrapped up a prayer vigil for her. >> for the first time, they spoke publicly about the attack on his knees. it appears doctors were able to save both of her legs. th
CBS
Jul 23, 2010 5:00pm EDT
high temperatures has maryland baking. >> red hot. very -- it can make you tired. you don't want to go outside. >> i just feel like i could just collapse. it's so hot out here. >> reporter: uncomfortable. and deadly for three more marylanders who recently died from heat-related illnesses. a total of 16 so far this year. most had underlying medical conditions. since july 1st, there have been more than 800 hospital visits across the state, linked to heat or dehydration. >> pay attention. the types of conditions to look out for are extreme sweating, nausea headache, cramping. these are the kinds of things that if you're feeling those, respond to them right away. >> reporter: not only is it potentially dangerous. the heat is also expensive to deal with. bge says even if you never touch your thermostat in the next few days, your next bill will likely be higher. >>> if it's 95 degrees outside, your air conditioning unit is going to work harder to maintain that 78 or 80-degree temperature than it would if it were only 85 outside. >>> with so many using power, air conditioning is not part of b
CBS
Jul 5, 2010 6:00pm EDT
has been a very popular place. it's just closing for the day. there's been six deaths in maryland so far this year. much of maryland is under a code red alert. it's not stopping some from enjoying their day off outside. >> i'm the guy that says ice cold, ice cold, and i keep nice ice cold drinks for them. >> reporter: the numbers are matching deaths all of last year and the summer has just begun. >> this weather is not to be messed around with, everyone , even if you're young and healthy. >> reporter: is it hot out? >> yes. >> reporter: the wind feels like a heat wave in your face. >> general over all fatigue, some people get nauseated, some people get dizzy. >> reporter: it's important to drink about a quart of water every half hour if you are out exercising. >> i think the heat is great, i love it. >> reporter: perhaps the best work out today is in the pool. >> sticky, muggy, you don't want to come outside in weather like this. but if you can and cool off some where, why not do it at a pool. >> reporter: and a lot of people did that today, one of the biggest dangers is heat stroke
CBS
Jul 7, 2010 4:00pm EDT
>>> battling the heat. >> maryland suffers through another 100-degree day. is there relief in sight? >> i'm kai jackson. and i'm mary but bal a. here's what people are talk -- bubala. here's what people are talking about. >> this record-breaking heat has people doing anything to keep cool. baltimore has opened up cooling centers. downtown, joggers braved the outdoors at fells point this morning, while others cooled down with a frozen treat. outside now, temperatures are in the triple digits. that's a new record for today. wjz is live with first warning weather coverage. bob turk and meteorologist bernadette woods have the update. >> the record previous to this afternoon was 99. we blew that out just after lunchtime. take a look at the warnings around the region. still for tonight. until late tonight, we still have the excessive heat warnings. and red flag warnings also for fire danger and heat advisory for most all areas, until late tonight. warm temperatures, 101. just coming in at 1 vanish 1 -- 101. 101 in elkton. 101 in washington. make it a little higher. 86 in ocean city. and a
CBS
Jul 8, 2010 5:00pm EDT
: as the temperatures blazed again across maryland, another nursing home, liberty heights, health and rehab center in baltimore, had to be evacuated because of air conditioning problems, after the state health department made a surprise visit. >> we ultimately call the all of the assisted livings, to see if anyone else was in trouble. we were particularly concern about liberty highlights because we were notified that they had, in fact, had elevated temperatures. >> we were investigating the possible need for assistance for patients through the heat conditions. >> reporter: health officials were on heightened alert. >> difficulty breathing. >> reporter: after a patient's 911 call revealed air conditioning problems at another facility yesterday. raven wood in west baltimore. 150 people were moved elsewhere, including eric frost, who is settling in at genesis in homewood today. >> it was hot. it was hot. >> it is important to act quickly. these are the state's most vulnerable citizens. they have the greatest healthcare needs. >> none of the patients at either facility were injured. but maryland did
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